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I'm away on an extended weekend, so I had to shut F@H down. Left a couple of WCG boxes running, but I couldn't risk the heat leaving all of the systems running.
Yes the warmer weather is coming and some considerations have to be made regarding heat. I went upstairs today and found that the four GPUs folding there were reducing core speed because of the thermal limit was getting close. I refuse to run higher than 70 % fan.
Have a nice extended weekend.
 
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I take it some of you only have everything on during the winter, but could you use some of them during the night or is it still too hot then? :)

Hope you have a great time @thebluebumblebee :D
 

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I'm looking at possibly getting a more efficient power supply before the hot days come. My unit is "80 plus", not even bronze. A Titanium unit that pulls less power would result in a little less heat.
 
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I take it some of you only have everything on during the winter, but could you use some of them during the night or is it still too hot then? :)

Hope you have a great time @thebluebumblebee :D
I do reduce my folding during summer primarily due to electricity consumption. I have no problem using 60-80 kWh/day during winter since I have electrical heating but I'm saving +$300/month during summer with only doing on/off folding.
 
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I'm looking at possibly getting a more efficient power supply before the hot days come. My unit is "80 plus", not even bronze. A Titanium unit that pulls less power would result in a little less heat.
I can put a personal recommendation of the EVGA units, the G+ range has been brilliant for me :)

I do reduce my folding during summer primarily due to electricity consumption. I have no problem using 60-80 kWh/day during winter since I have electrical heating but I'm saving +$300/month during summer with only doing on/off folding.
That's a massive amount of electric!! :shocked: I've stopped running the crunchers during the evening now as I need to save some cash, it's amazing how much electric you can use with all this kit running :) Thankfully the solar will take a lot of that load but only during the times of like 9am till 4pm.. That said if I can generate about 4kW an hour, I'm aiming to use as much as possible :D
 

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I'm looking at this one, as it's the cheapest Titanium unit on Newegg:

https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=9SIA9ZN5D46370
I've not heard of that model of unit, but I've the 650 and 850 models of this unit :) I'd be very surprised if the difference that the Gold to Titanium level of PSU would actually save as much electric as it costs extra to buy.. I might be out on that but I've just gone for mostly gold units, but if the price is not that much different to a Platinum or Titanium level unit, I'd pick one of those up :)
 
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2 years warranty is not much. I would rather pay a bit extra to get 7 years and peace of mind.
The EVGA models I have bought gave me 12 years :)
 
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The EVGA models I have bought gave me 12 years :)
7, 10 or 12 years. At least the producers have some confidence in their products. I would say that is a no-brainer.
 
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I'm looking at this one, as it's the cheapest Titanium unit on Newegg:

https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=9SIA9ZN5D46370
That unit appears to an Andyson, and it's just too expensive to justify, especially with that 2 year warranty. You can do the math to determine the ROI, but a Gold rated PSU like this one makes more sense and cents. (suggest reading newtekie1's write up: How does PSU efficiency affect me and do I really need an 80 Plus Gold Power Supply?)

LINK


EDIT: Of course, as soon as I post that, I see this (which hits/beats my $0.10/watt price threshold):
 
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That unit appears to an Andyson, and it's just too expensive to justify, especially with that 2 year warranty. You can do the math to determine the ROI, but a Gold rated PSU like this one makes more sense and cents. (suggest reading newtekie1's write up: How does PSU efficiency affect me and do I really need an 80 Plus Gold Power Supply?)

LINK


EDIT: Of course, as soon as I post that, I see this (which hits/beats my $0.10/watt price threshold):
I was lucky, I had some mentally cheap PSUs and for the money I'd recommend them hands down :) That said, a 750w Seasonic is a decent unit for sure as well :)
 
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So, when I went to shut down the GTX 980 Ti's system before my weekend away, I touched the top of the case and realized how warm it was. Yesterday, I finally got around to actually cleaning it and found that the filters on the Define S did their job, but they were all clogged. I knew that the spot where I placed that system was bad for dirt, but I didn't realized how bad. I've moved it to another location.
 
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So will it run again :) now that it can breath?
 
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It's back on. With 6 threads crunching (WCG), maybe I can stop @Arjai from beating me 3 days in a row!
 
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